Benois de la Danse nominee
Since joining New York City Ballet, Finlay has performed featured roles in George Balanchine's Apollo, Divertimento No. 15, Duo Concertant, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker (Cavalier and Hot Chocolate); Jerome Robbins' 2 & 3 Part Inventions, Glass Pieces, Interplay, and West Side Story Suite; Peter Martins' Fearful Symmetries, The Sleeping Beauty (Gold), and Swan Lake (Pas de Quatre); Christopher Wheeldon's Polyphonia; Ulysses Dove's Red Angels; and Sean Lavery's Romeo and Juliet.
He has also originated a featured role in Peter Martins' Mirage and corps roles in Alexey Miroshnichenko's The Lady with The Little Dog, Alexei Ratmansky's Namouna, A Grand Divertissement, Lynne Taylor-Corbett's The Seven Deadly Sins, and Christopher Wheeldon's Estancia.
Finlay is a recipient of the first Clive Barnes Award for dance in 2010.